Read a review of Eelyn's latest film, 'Britishness' here

about

 

Eelyn Lee is an award-winning artist and filmmaker who has exhibited across UK including Barbican, Tate Modern, National Portrait Gallery and Whitechapel Gallery as well as internationally in Paris, Berlin, Bogotá and Toronto.

Eelyn’s socially engaged practice combines collective research, devised theatre, screen writing and filmmaking to create frameworks for ensembles of collaborators to work together. Her Chinese/English heritage motivates her interest in race, identity and ’othering’. She is currently developing two narrative feature films that explore empire and race with a twist on the western, horror and sci fi genres.

Recent commissions include The River Project, an exploration of monsters, fear and the gothic, and a creative documentary about Britishness.

Eelyn co-founded Social Art Network who in 2018 convened the Social Art Summit, an artist-led review of socially engaged arts practice in UK and Beyond.

That we would see something translated so profoundly from a theatrical space to a cinematic one in just a handful of days is really extraordinary... A wonderful paradox."

Gareth Evans, film curator (Whitechapel Gallery) on Monster

News

IMAGE Futurist Women and 16 Days of Activism

Tuesday, 26 November 2019
Futurist Women has been selected to take part in this year's campaiging film festival, 16 Days 16 Films. Modern Films and Read More...

IMAGE Britishness Reviewed

Wednesday, 20 November 2019
"it presents a comprehensive study of Britain’s internal borders, its binaries and human costs" - Raluca de Soleil Following a successful premiere of Britishness at Off the Shelf Festival in Shefield last... Read More...

IMAGE Futurist Women & Life & Deaf to Screen in Berlin

Friday, 25 October 2019
Delighted to announce that Futurist Women has been selected for this year's Zebra Poetry Film Festival in Berlin. Eelyn Lee was invited to... Read More...